Skip to Main Content
Houghton Academy
blue checkmark
  • Private, Boarding, Christian (General)
  • HOUGHTON, NY

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A minus
  2. Diversity
    grade A minus
  3. Teachers
    grade C+
  4. College Prep
    grade A minus
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade C minus
  6. Sports
    grade C

About

Applying

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Application Fee
$0
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
None

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$8,700
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Boarding (Tuition + Boarding)
$43,000
Received Financial Aid
80%
Average Financial Aid
No data available  
From Houghton Academy

Houghton Academy (HA) was founded in 1883 and is one of America's oldest continually operating Christian, college-preparatory boarding and day schools.

The mission of Houghton Academy is to offer young people a college preparatory education within the framework of a Christian worldview. HA is characterized by high academic standards and strong character development, resulting in students getting into the universities of their choice and succeeding throughout life.

Houghton Academy's Unique Advantages:

- One of the safest campuses in the U.S. Students get one-on-one attention from teachers.

- Access to local College - Houghton College is within a 5-minute walk from Houghton Academy. We have access to the college's top-quality facilities: Gym, Library, classroom, cafeteria, etc...

- 24/7/365 is our boarding program "business hours": Our Boarding Program team always answers International parents' phone calls and responds to concerns promptly all year-round.

Upcoming Events

Houghton Academy Rankings

Niche ranks nearly 100,000 schools and districts based on statistics and millions of opinions from students and parents.

YouTube Video

Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1250
42 responses
Average ACT
26
8 responses

A College Experience in a Private High School

academic spotlight

Houghton Academy students have the unique advantage of having access to the local university's classes and facilities. Many HA students take college-level classes and graduate with college credits. Upon the successful completion of Houghton Academy's graduation requirements, students who maintain a B average and meet certain conditions are guaranteed acceptance at Houghton University.

Culture & Safety

Poll
52%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 31 responses
Poll
45%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 31 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 63 responses
  • Lock in
    24%
  • Basketball games
    16%
  • friends
    16%
  • Spirit Week
    11%
  • friends make it fun
    8%
  • Homecoming
    6%
  • It's amazing the number of people that come.
    5%

Boarding

Students Boarding
40%
Boarding Days Per Week
5-day, 7-day
Top Countries
China, Spain, Brazil, Viet Nam, Thailand
International Boarding Students
100%

Students

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
63
47%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 32 responses
53%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 32 responses
47%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 32 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
4:1
National
17:1
Poll
50%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 32 responses
Poll
56%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 32 responses
Poll
59%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 32 responses

Map

Home Listings

Listings by Homes.com

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
No data available  
Boys Athletic Participation
No data available  
38%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 29 responses
34%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 29 responses
41%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 29 responses

Houghton Academy Reviews

Rating 3.7 out of 5  44 reviews
Rating 1 out of 5  
Rating 1 out of 5  
Rating 1 out of 5  

Add to List